25 August, 2013
New York, Aug 24 (RDI IBNS): The United Nations General Assembly Friday proclaimed 6 April as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, as the body's President hailed the decision a "historic" step in recognizing the power of sport to erase cultural barriers and mobilize people around the world.
22 August, 2013
Mumbai, Aug 21 (RDI IBNS): Hootsuite, the leading social media dashboard to manage and measure social networks, has included Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group, in its list of '5 Non-Tech CEOs Using Social Media to Drive Business Results'.
22 August, 2013
New York, Aug 21 (RDI IBNS): A new United Nations maritime labour convention - hailed as a "bill of rights" for the more than 1.5 million people employed by the shipping industry - comes into force Tuesday, aiming to ensure decent work conditions for seafarers while helping provide a level playing field for shipowners.
21 August, 2013
New York, Aug 20 (RDI IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters Monday that has dispatched the top United Nations political official to hold wide-ranging talks in Cairo on how the Organization can best support peace and reconciliation efforts in Egypt.
18 August, 2013
New York, Aug 17 (RDI IBNS): The United Nations Trusteeship Council Friday elected Alexis Lamek of France as its President and Peter Wilson of the United Kingdom as its Vice President.
08 August, 2013
New York, Aug 7 (RDI IBNS): Regional organizations must find ways to expand their cooperation and dialogue to address increasingly interconnected global challenges, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a high-level debate in the Security Council Tuesday.
07 August, 2013
New York, Aug 6 (RDI IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday held an interactive dialogue with young people across the world and launched an online United Nations Platform for Youth in conjunction with his Special Envoy on this issue.
31 July, 2013
New York, July 30 (RDI IBNS): A United Nations online survey launched Monday seeks to provide insight into how to reduce risk and help persons with disabilities around the world cope with and prepare for disaster events.
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